Jazz Pharmaceuticals

  • Medical Advisor, Germany

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 7 months ago(9/7/2017 10:54 AM)
    # of Openings
    Min. Exp. (Yrs)
    Commercial - EU/RoW
  • Overview

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.

    Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.

    We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

    Position Profile

    Reporting directly to the Medical Director DACH & Poland, the Medical Adviser is responsible for providing medical support activities covering marketed and pipeline products by
    participating in cross-functional working across the business, especially the
    Medical/Marketing interface, to optimise growth consistent with company strategy
    To provide support to Company to ensure medical and scientific credibility and high corporate ethical standards.
    Primary activities include supporting the development and execution of the local Medical Affairs brand strategy and programs that support the development, commercialization and life cycle management of in-market and future Jazz Pharma products. Develop and maintain expertise in all Jazz Pharma products in order to provide expert scientific support to affiliate including field-based and office based staff across the medico-marketing function in the form of product presentations, expert opinion, training, briefing documents.

    Essential Functions
    • Contribute to current awareness of information relating to products in therapy areas of interest from literature search and scientific meetings and congresses
    • Providing advice and support on compliance, including interpretation of the Code of Practice and, as a final signatory, ensuring ethical promotion of Jazz Pharma‘s products and activities
    • Providing strategic input into local brand planning process to ensure medical and scientific credibility and the optimal use of data for competitive product differentiation
    • Ensure that appropriate procedures for release of local promotional materials and publications are in place and adhered to.
    • Lead literature research for local needs and provide support and advice to marketing groups in developing strategy and tactical implementation plans. Provide literature training and summaries and establish local journal club.
    • Lead congress reporting and summaries, collect data on competitors and market development and communicate to the marketing & sales team as appropriate
    • Input into local Regulatory strategies and input into local documents. Support Int. Regulatory Affairs with coaching and communication with health authorities.
    • Work in collaboration with and under direction of Regional MD to support Global PV, ensure local SOPs are in place and that all obligations in PV are adhered to
    • Support local reimbursement and NUB procedures
    • Ensure up-to-date knowledge of German, Austrian, Swiss and Polish health care politics
    • Support preparation of tailored clinical data packages for advisory boards, investigators and other key opinion leaders’ request to deliver scientifically credible messages regarding Jazz Pharma’s existing and pipeline products
    • Support creation of training material and other scientific materials in collaboration with marketing and other appropriate internal stakeholders Execute training of internal staff in medical and scientific aspects of relevant therapeutic areas and the Code of Practice
    Person Specification
    • Ideally MD with at least 3 years’ experience in Medical Affairs, Medical Science Liaisons, Clinical Development or Medical Information in biotech or pharmaceutical industry
    • Able to understand the detailed science and clinical aspects of the Haematology/Oncology portfolio
    • Experience in therapy areas of haematology and oncology
    • Sound knowledge of local Code of Practice
    • Demonstrable high level of verbal and written communications skills
    • Strategic thinking in combination with a strong operational approach; hands-on mentality and a pioneering spirit
    • Strong team working capacity
    • Language skills in German and English– written and fluent spoken - are essential
    • Willingness to travel frequently
    • Excellent work ethic
    • Proficiency in computer skills
    • Good understanding of healthcare systems in the region and the needs of payors

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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